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Daily Mail – Great Britain

Meghan Markle joins Prince Harry at Invictus Games

The actress, wearing a plum leather jacket and a matching dress for her debut appearance at a Royal event, sat in the stands; well away from Prince Harry.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 3:18 pm

Nigel Farage plans new Ukip to fight for Brexit 

Nigel Farage will launch a rebooted version of Ukip if his party’s members decide to elect anti-Islam campaigner Anne Marie Waters as their new leader.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:44 pm

Former cricketer Shane Warne allegedly hit a porn star

Valerie Fox, 30, tweeted photos of bruises she had sustained in the alleged attack at Loulou’s in Mayfair and made a complaint to the police.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:06 pm

British woman is ‘mauled to death by stray dogs’ in Greece

Paramedics found the 64-year-old woman in the northern region of Rodopi, Greece, today. She had been missing since Thursday after returning from a visit to a historical site by foot.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:47 pm

Sadiq Khan faces massive backlash over Uber London ban

Sadiq Khan has been accused of ‘capitulating to his trade union paymasters’ after the MoS revealed the taxi drivers’ union bankrolled the London Mayor’s election campaign.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:43 pm

German death doctor Daniel Ubani now lectures on hygiene

German doctor Dr Daniel Ubani was struck off by the General Medical Council in 2010 – two years after he accidentally killed 70-year-old David Gray with a massive overdose of diamorphine.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 11:51 am

Corbyn cannot win election without appealing to Englanders

Former Labour minister John Denham, pictured, has warned Jeremy Corbyn he needs to appeal to older, traditional party supporters who are pro Brexit if he wants the keys to Number 10.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 11:49 am

Indian Express – India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC – Great Britain

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term

The chancellor’s coalition partner, the SPD, is the main rival to her conservative alliance.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 1:58 pm

Killer whales join in on Norway surfing competition

Two killer whales have been spotted alongside participants in the semi-finals of a surf contest in Norway.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 11:51 am

Laver Cup 2017: Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal win first doubles match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal win their first doubles match together on the second day of the inaugural Laver Cup.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 11:10 am

Germany’s other vote

Berliners hold a vote on the future of Tegel airport – and it has become a hot political issue.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 11:15 pm

Bill of fare

In a remote corner of Iceland, the taste of the seabird is a reminder of home.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 11:05 pm

Catalonia referendum: Madrid moves to take over local policing

The Catalan government rejects Spain’s latest move to stop its disputed independence referendum.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 6:25 pm

Germany: A history of division and unity

Post-war politics of Germany: A history of division and unity

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 5:56 pm

NPR – United States

Catalans Push Ahead On Independence Referendum

Catalans are determined to hold an independence referendum, despite Spanish efforts to stop it. Anna Arque of the ICEC tells NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro why she thinks the vote should go forward.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:02 pm

Aftershock Hits Mexico Amid Cleanup From Earlier Quake

An aftershock hit Mexico Saturday after the powerful and deadly earthquake earlier in the week. Volunteers have poured out in the thousands to help dig for survivors.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:02 pm

Voters Head To The Polls In Germany

Voters in Germany are expected to elect Chancellor Angela Merkel to a fourth term, but a new right-wing party may gain more influence.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:02 pm

PHOTOS: A 4-Year Mission To Present A New Vision Of Beauty

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc spent four years making portraits of women around the world. “In the end, I think beauty just means just being yourself,” she says.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 8:52 am

Packs Of Teens On Bikes Join Volunteer Effort After Mexico Earthquake

A strong, new earthquake shook Mexico today, causing even more alarm in a country reeling from the powerful quake earlier in the week which killed hundreds. All week, thousands of volunteers raced to the sites of collapsed buildings to save those trapped in the rubble. Among them, a group of cyclists delivering aid to rescue workers.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 11:01 pm

Far-Right German Group Sees Last-Minute Bump In Polls Before Sunday’s Election

All indicators in Sunday’s elections point to an easy fourth-term win for Chancellor Merkel, but the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany, or AfD, is expected to enter Parliament for the first time.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 11:01 pm

As Voters Head To The Polls, Germans Continue To Grapple With Identity

German voters will most likely re-elect the same woman who has led Germany for the past 12 years. The question of German identity, however, could remain at the center of political debate.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 7:25 pm

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Voice of America – US Government

3 Peacekeepers Killed in Mali

At least three U.N. peacekeepers were killed in Mali’s troubled north, the U.N. mission to the country said Sunday.

MINUSMA said its vehicle hit an explosive device on the road between the city of Gao and the village of Anefis. The attack wounded another five peacekeepers.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it resembles attacks carried out by al-Qaida in the region. Clashes between rival armed groups in northern Mali, which is also a haven for jihadist…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 3:25 pm

Monitor: Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo Despite Cease-fire

A Syrian war monitoring group says airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the airstrikes Sunday pounded Syria’s rural Idlib and Hama, where insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group began an offensive against government troops in the area. There was no immediate word on casualties in Sunday’s bombings.

A “de-escalation” deal reached in May has…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:52 pm

Iran Stops Flights to Kurdish Iraq Before Referendum

Iran has stopped all flights to the Kurdish region of Iraqa day before the Kurds’ independence vote.

The move is the first concrete retaliation to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) referendum on independence from Iraq, which is opposed by the national government as well as by powerful neighbors Iran and Turkey.

The Kurdish region has repeatedly ignored calls to cancel the referendum, and the supreme court, which moved to suspend the referendum last week, has little…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:44 pm

Zimbabwe Police Arrests Pastor Calling for Anti-government Protests

Zimbabwe police have arrested activist and pastor Evan Mawarire for broadcasting a message on social media calling for Zimbabweans to demonstrate against the current shortage of fuel and the sudden price hikes of commodities in shops.

As he was leading a church service Sunday, Zimbabwe police were waiting for Mawarire outside. The leader of His Generation Church had broadcast a video Saturday calling for Zimbabweans to protest against fuel shortages and recent price increases of most…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:23 pm

Trump Rails Against Athletes Refusing to Stand for US National Anthem

U.S. President Donald Trump is waging a war of words this weekend over U.S. professional athletes who refuse to stand before games for the playing of the country’s national anthem, saying they should be fired and suggesting that fans should boycott the games in protest of the players.

For several days in a row, Trump has railed against the athletes, most of them black players in the National Football League, who have refused to stand for the playing of the Star Spangled Banner, a…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:16 pm

Vatican Denounces Ousted Auditor Who Says He Was Forced out

The Vatican on Sunday denounced its ousted auditor general for revealing that he resigned under threat of arrest for what he says were trumped-up charges.

In a statement, the Vatican admitted that Libero Milone resigned in June after Vatican investigators determined his office had “illegally hired an outside company to conduct investigations into the private lives of Holy See personnel.”

Milone told reporters Saturday that he was told on June 19 that Pope Francis had lost…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 1:47 pm

Catalonia’s Separatists Defy Spain With Ballots for Vote

The grassroots groups driving Catalonia’s separatist movement defied Spanish authorities on Sunday by distributing one million ballots for an Oct. 1 independence vote that the central government in Madrid has called illegal and vowed to halt.

Jordi Cuixart, president of the separatist group Omnium Cultural, announced the ballots were being distributed during a rally in Barcelona.
 
“Here are the packs of ballots that we ask you to hand out across Catalonia,” Cuixart…

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 1:00 pm


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